Effect of Traumatic Cataract - Online Doctor Chats
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User : im underwent a cataract surgery for traumatic cataract, they say i have posterior capsule opacity and need to under go laser therapy, i want to know about it
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Doctor : Traumatic Cataract can cause calcifications in the posterior capsule or the bag in which it is contained
User : thats what im having
Doctor : Yes, the lens is present in a bag called capsule. When they removed your cataract, it is the anterior capsule with the lens that they removed.
User : what is laser therapy
Doctor : The trauma in the lens can sometimes lead to opacities in the posterior capsule that is left behind.
Doctor : Laser for Cataract removel is called Phacoemulsification in which the lens is dissolved and aspirated out without having to make a cut.
Doctor : In Laser for opacity removal, a Laser beam destroys the opacities in the posterior capsule
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